Tech centered office markets outperform

The U.S. office market is in recovery mode, but its the technology-dominated markets that are making the most headway, according to a new report from Reis Inc., a real estate research firm.

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What is “The Internet of Things” and What Does it Mean to the Average Household

Having been involved in the information systems industry for over 30 years now (ugh, I cannot believe it has been that long), I have seen the introduction and growth of many areas technologies that once were a novelty and now are common in every household. When I first started in IT, personal computers were in their infancy, cell phones did not exist and satellites were used by NASA not to obtain television reception.

One of the technologies many are hearing about today is the internet of things, aka IoT. Many people have asked me what is that and how will it impact me? I located the following article that I wanted to share as I think it explains this rather well and you don’t need to be a technology guru to understand it.

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Northern Trust bringing 1000+ jobs to Tempe

Northern TrustChicago-based private banker Northern Trust will open a $95 million office complex and bring 1,000 jobs to Tempe’s Discovery Business Campus as part of a deal struck with the Arizona Commerce Authority and the city.

Northern Trust is expected to occupy about 450,000 square feet in three new buildings near the northwestern corner of Elliot Road and Loop 101, with the first building ready by December. Continue reading

Tallwave, Hansji partner on Phoenix Innovation Hub

Emma Jade, 12 news

Do you have a great business plan but not the tools to take it to market? A local company is looking to help. Tallwave and Luhrs City Center are teaming up to facilitate and assist entrepreneurs from all over the world. Continue reading

Commerce park near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport could bring 2,000 jobs

Parker Leavitt, The Republic | azcentral.com

Construction could begin this year on the first phase of a large-scale commerce park near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport that could eventually bring 2,000 jobs in aerospace, e-commerce and manufacturing to the booming Southeast Valley transportation hub.

Scottsdale-based Marwest Enterprises has submitted plans for a $100 million employment complex on an 80-acre site near Ray and Hawes roads in Mesa Continue reading